Informal volunteer groups keen to grow but held back by lack of funding, time and contacts: Singapore study

Project Wellness sprung into action in February last year and distributed more than 20,000 fabric masks when demand soared.
Project Wellness sprung into action in February last year and distributed more than 20,000 fabric masks when demand soared.PHOTOS: PROJECT WELLNESS/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - Informal groups of volunteers who help those in need are keen to do more but they are held back by a lack of funding, time and contacts, a recent study has found.

The study by philanthropic organisation The Majurity Trust (TMT) found that these were the key areas that such ground-up initiatives struggle with in their push to scale up and do more.

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